Oral history interview with Roswell Perkins, 1966
Lawyer, government official; interviewee b.1926.
Scope and Contents
Education; consultant with Health, Education, and Welfare, 1953; analysis of social security laws; Assistant Secretary, Health, Education, and Welfare, 1954; President Dwight Eisenhower on social security; politics behind legislation; dealing with the aged; evaluation of American Medical Association, insurance companies' position; Forand Medicare bill; advising Governor Nelson Rockefeller on health legislation; impressions of Oveta Culp Hobby, Wilbur Cohen, others.
Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1976.